|eNews | January 2020
|20/20 Vision with Counseling Solutions
At this time of year, many people choose to make resolutions, but
how many people are still sticking to these habits later in the year? Clinical
Director of Counseling Solutions, Dr. Mark Taliancich, has a few tips to
maintain your goals for 2020.
importantly, remember it’s never too late to get back on track or try something
new. Read the full article for all of Dr. Taliancich's insights.
> nothing. When we make lofty goals, we often set ourselves up to fail by
expecting to achieve it all in an unrealistic amount of time. Small steps over
a long period of time add up to a bigger reward than quitting because you
couldn’t see immediate results.
- Accept slipups with self-compassion. Expect to slip up, but don’t remain in self-judgment and
guilt. Allowing yourself to make mistakes actually strengthens your ability to try
new or difficult things.
- Get support. Encouragement from friends, family, or a therapist is vital until
new patterns stick. Look into local Meet Ups with similarly minded people or
share your goal with a loved one so they can become your cheering section.
A Happy Holiday for Health Guardians Client
Trena was initially
referred to Health Guardians because of difficulty managing her type II diabetes, which
resulted with the worsening of her glaucoma. These medical conditions were
leading her to make frequent visits to the emergency room. When we first met,
her glaucoma had progressed to the extent that she was considered legally
After receiving services for the past six months, Trena is able to consistently
attend her appointments on her own and advocate for herself and her children.“We’re proud that she
better understands her disability and how to care for her conditions. Her
relationship with her relatives has improved, and she is more confident in her
ability to take care of herself,” says Khayti Patel, Patient
Navigator. Read the full story.
Second Collection to Benefit CCANO
Put your faith in action this year during your church's second collection benefiting Catholic Charities the weekend of February 8 & 9. Your support in this collection provides crucial funds that enable us to be a source of hope and help for over 70,000 individuals and families experiencing homelessness, hunger, developmental delays, and more. Learn more about the collection.
College and Career Fair
Immigration and Refugee Services program is
hosting a College and Career Fair on February 1, 2020 with Puentes NOLA. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend to learn about applying to college, paying for college, and other work options post high school. Representatives from local colleges will be in attendance as well as reps from different industries and career paths. Resources will be available in multiple languages. Contact Laney Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
Volunteer with CCANO in 2020!
Make the resolution to improve your health while improving your community! Studies show that volunteering reduces stress levels and increases your overall sense of satisfaction and connection to your community. Sign up to volunteer with CCANO today!
Mark Your Calendar!
January 15 - Volunteer Information Session, 4PM, 1000 Howard Ave
January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, Offices Closed
January 28 - Peace Prayer Walk, 6PM at St. Pius X, 6600 Spanish Fort Boulevard